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Showing the Value of Quality Improvement Work in a Children's Hospital

PIPSQC is pleased to share the recent article in Children's Hospitals Today, entitled "Showing the Value of Quality Improvement Work in a Children's Hospital."

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the following resources on pediatric patient safety:

PEDIATRIC PATIENT SAFETY
Breaking bad news: what parents would like you to know
Care Does Not Stop Following ROSC: A Quality Improvement Approach to Postcardiac Arrest Care
Do No Harm: Are We Preventing Medication Errors in Children with Medical Complexity?
Heart surgery in young children: routine monitoring of complications can help assess the quality of care
Paediatric Common Infections Pathways: improving antimicrobial stewardship and promoting ambulation for children presenting with common infections to hospitals in the UK and Ireland
SPS - Children's Minnesota celebrating 6-months CLABSI free in their Cardiac ICU (CVICU)
SPS - Golisano Children's Hospital's improvement work in unplanned extubations
The Future of Inpatient Community Hospital Care: Is There One?

PEDIATRIC PATIENT SAFETY in LMICs
Child Health Task Force - Webinar: Improving Quality of Pediatric Care: Key Principles & Approaches
Introducing the WHO technical package on quality of care in fragile, conflict-affected and vulnerable settings
Scaling an innovation during a pandemic

NEONATAL PATIENT SAFETY
Each Baby Counts: 2020 final progress report
Preterm care during the COVID-19 pandemic: A comparative risk analysis of neonatal deaths averted by kangaroo mother care versus mortality due to SARS-CoV-2 infection
Rising inequality of infant health in the U.S.
WHO urges healthworkers to allow lifesaving mother-baby contact

PATIENT SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK
AHRQ - Patient Safety Awareness Week
IHI - Patient Safety Awareness Week
SPS - Safety Awareness Week Materials

Also of note are the recent articles below on COVID-19 and children:

MULTISYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME IN CHILDREN (MIS-C)
Otolaryngologic Manifestations in Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome Temporally Associated With COVID-19
Post-COVID-19 paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome: association of ethnicity, key worker and socioeconomic status with risk and severity 

COVID-19 and CHILDREN
A year later: My reflections from the paediatric frontlines of COVID-19
Characteristics of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 Infection and Comparison With Influenza in Children Admitted to U.K. PICUs
Long Covid more common in women and children and lasts for months, warns latest review
Study examines COVID-19 racial disparities among children, young adults

SECONDARY EFFECTS of COVID-19 on CHILDREN
CHA - Behavioral Health
Changes in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Utilization and Clinical Trends during the Coronavirus Pandemic
COVID-19 Pandemic and Changes in Healthcare Utilization for Pediatric Respiratory and Nonrespiratory Illnesses in the United States
‘Do I, don’t I?’ A qualitative study addressing parental perceptions about seeking healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic
Health Equity for All Kids Is a Challenging Yet Attainable Goal
Regression on ‘virtually every indicator’ of progress for children: UNICEF
Small and sick newborn care during the COVID-19 pandemic: global survey and thematic analysis of healthcare providers’ voices and experiences
Vulnerable newborns being separated from their mothers in COVID-19 pandemic